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About Carol

Carol Knarr Gebert is a certified teacher in Indiana and Arizona holding degrees in elementary education, secondary education, storytelling, and theatre for young audiences. Carol performs storytelling concerts, gives in-service training, and workshops incorporating storytelling and creative dramatics. Carol traveled to China in 2012 and Israel in 2012 and 2013.  Telling stories in Anshan, China for schools and sacred stories in the Holy Lands were highlights of her career.  She has been a regional storyteller and emcee at The Mesa Storytelling Festival (AZ, 2006 and 2007) and a featured storyteller for The Pine Storytelling Festival (AZ, 2007). Carol has been an adjunct faculty member for Arizona State University (Tempe, AZ) and South Mountain Community College Storytelling Institute (Phoenix, AZ).
 
Carol’s concerts are geared toward a specific audience’s need or age group. Carol is willing to design a concert, workshop, or in-service training specifically for your needs. As a drama specialist, Carol is able to work with groups using improvisation and creative dramatics to encourage better group dynamics and improve writing skills. Carol has worked with both children and adults.
The newest concert offered is Stories of Israel, a collection of sacred stories combined with photographs of the actual locations.  This concert can be structured for 30-minutes to more than an hour.
 
Carol’s greatest project is Emma Edmonds, a Civil War Spy. This hour-long concert tells of Emma Edmonds who dressed as Frank Thompson to serve in the 2nd Michigan Volunteer Infantry as Field Nurse and Union spy. Appropriate for grades 5-adult. 
 
A resident storyteller for Kosciusko County Visitors Bureau, Carol also tells Stories of Kosciusko County.  This 45-minute concert follows the theme of how Kosciusko County is connceted to American and World Wars.  This concert is appropriate and adjusted for children and adults. 
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